Madame Bovary | 1999
The story of a 19th century farmer's daughter, Emma, who is bored with her marriage to a provincial doctor, Charles Bovary, whom she does not love. She finds passion with Rodolphe, a philandering aristocrat who abandons her, and with Leon, a romantic young clerk. Meanwhile, Emma has been spending the household into bankruptcy thanks to the usurious draper L'heureux. Ultimately, Emma commits suicide. Set in Normandy in the 1830s and '40s.